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Shock as French people vote as expected

Shock as French people vote as expected

A spokesperson for the European Union said Mr Macron represents pro-European values, while Ms Le Pen "seeks its destruction". France, Gabriel said, "is a large European nation without which we can n...

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Thousands attend March for Science in Cleveland

Thousands attend March for Science in Cleveland

But the biggest story from the March for Science might be in the signs that numerous attendees brought. "Because I don't think people understand what scientists do in the lab". The "March for Science...

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Korean university names detained USA citizen

Kim previously taught Korean at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology in Yanji, China, not far from the North Korea border, said the school's Communist Party Committee secretary, who would ...

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Afghan army chief, defence minister resign following attack

Afghan army chief, defence minister resign following attack

In the early hours of Monday, Taliban insurgents detonated a vehicle bomb at the entrance of Camp Chapman in the country's Khost province, the same base targeted in a brutal suicide attack in 2009 tha...

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American killed in Ukraine identified

American killed in Ukraine identified

He said the incident would be discussed at a meeting in Moscow on Tuesday between Lamberto Zannier, the secretary general of the OSCE, and Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister. Meanwhile, US ...

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Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported

Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported

The strong quake shook buildings in the capital Santiago, according to witnesses, who however, reported no immediate casualties or damages. Chile's state-run Codelco, one of the largest copper minin...

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Trump Admin Working With Allies To Pressure North Korea

I don't care who you voted for in the 2016 presidential election: This is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard. Pence pointed to reports of China turning away coal exports from North Korea as...

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Donald Trump's First 100 Days: A Fact Check of His Claims

The poll showed only 85% of those who voted for Hillary Clinton would do so again, with most of those who would not saying they would either go with a third-party candidate or not vote at all. While 3...

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Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

It is very unusual for the entire Senate to attend such a briefing hosted by that cadre of top USA officials, leading many to wonder what exactly might be going on behind the scenes. White House Press...

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Trump's 100 Days: A Rattled Establishment, Some Surprises

His approval rating among those who voted for him was 94 percent, but the poll suggests he has not grown his base much since taking office. Rasmussen claimed that that it is the only major nationa...

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Obama Returns to Public Spotlight With a Quip

Obama is also sensitive to creating space for and supporting his former administration officials in their new endeavors, including former Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who is working to mentor you...

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The geographical divides behind Le Pen's and Macron's success in the polls

The geographical divides behind Le Pen's and Macron's success in the polls

Fillon scored 19.9 percent in the first round and far-left contender Jean-Luc Melenchon 19.5 percent. Le Pen's populist promises will sound familiar to Americans: Shutting down immigration, anti-g...

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Jordan rejects Assad claim it plans to send troops to Syria

Jordan rejects Assad claim it plans to send troops to Syria

Before meeting with Mattis in Yerushalayim, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told reporters that Israel is encouraged by the change of administrations in Washington . "They have dispersed their airc...

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China urges restraint in dealing with North Korea

China urges restraint in dealing with North Korea

Pyongyang's rhetoric intensifies every spring, when the US and South Korea hold joint exercises it sees as rehearsals for an attack on the North. Such moves could test the developing North Korea pol...

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Russia Dispute Over Syria Continues

Russia Dispute Over Syria Continues

The meetings come on the heels of a US missile strike on an air base in Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapon attack on civilians that's been blamed on the Bashar al-Assad regime. Russian Federat...

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Russian Federation to Insist at OPCW, UN on Sending Inspectors to Syria

Russian Federation to Insist at OPCW, UN on Sending Inspectors to Syria

Russia, Syria and Iran strongly warned the United States Friday against launching new strikes on Syria and called for an global investigation of the chemical weapons attack there that killed almost 90...

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After poll defeat, Jakarta's Christian governor may escape jail

Over 7.2 million people were registered to vote in the polls, which closed at 1:00 pm (0600 GMT). During that election, a pamphlet was distributing warning Muslims it was forbidden to take a leader ...

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Pence says United States stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

While China has signed off on language for a new draft UN Security Council press statement condemning North Korea's recent failed missile launch, Russian Federation apparently has requested a change...

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NYC house fire kills 5, including 3 children

He said firefighters arrived four minutes later and found the house consumed by fire. "This is a devastation of a family", Mayor Bill de Blasio said, speaking at the scene of the four-alarm fire. ...

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Macron, Le Pen heading for French presidential race: Projection

Macron, Le Pen heading for French presidential race: Projection

In Montreal on Saturday, thousands of French citizens waited in lines that stretched up to eight blocks long to cast their votes, with many saying they were motivated to help keep the far-right out of...

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